Nov 23, 2020  
University Catalog 2019-2020 
University Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology

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Engineering and Technology A236
Phone: (323) 343-4500
Fax: (323) 343-4555
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Engineering and Technology A236
Phone: (323) 343-4510


Dean: Emily L. Allen
Associate Dean: Jane Dong
Resource Mgr.: Chris Lam
Director of Student Success: Frances Hidalgo
Technical Staff Manager: Michael Dray

Graduates of the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology contribute in many ways to the technological progress, personal welfare and business success of the world. In fact, these fields are responsible for many of the advances in our modern civilization. Through their specialties, engineers, computer scientists, and technologists design, plan, and supervise the construction of buildings, highways, rapid transit systems, and water supplies, and involve areas of solid-state electronics, computers, electrical equipment, communications, controls, and power distribution systems. They also enter the fields of e-commerce, computer programming, mechanics, thermal science, machinery design, instrumentation, and the development and transmission of power.

Engineers and technologists are creative individuals who use math and basic science to create and improve machines, structures and devices such as alternative fuel vehicles, earthquake-proof buildings, cell phones and spacecraft. They are vital to the practical interpretation and application of some of today’s greatest achievements in business, industry and government. Through a hands-on approach, these professionals continue to produce innovative products and procedures that make a major impact upon improving life and safety. Their problem-solving skills are integral to our society’s success. Computer scientists play a major role in the smooth operation of almost all of  modern communication, entertainment, , business transactions, transportation and medical needs. From automated banking systems to satellites, computer scientists have led the revolutionary changes in contemporary society.

Undergraduate Programs

The College of ECST offers the following programs leading to the Bachelor of Science degree :

The BS degrees in Civil Engineering , Electrical Engineering , and  Mechanical Engineering  are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,  The BS in Computer Science  is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, BS in Industrial Technology is accredited by

The motto for ECST is Commit to Excellence, Engage in Community. ECST students have many opportunities to engage with their peers in competition projects, service activities, student organizations as well as research opportunities with faculty. Please see our website for an up-to-date look at what’s happening at ECST!

Graduate Programs

The college offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in the following  fields.



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